-Dr. Carleton Coon-expert on the Middle East; anthropologist; winner of Viking Medal for psychical anthropology
- Dr. Myron Smith-Library of Congress; chairman for the committee on Islamic Culture; architect of Middle East
-Dr. Schuyler Cammann- expert on the far East; author
Film Print of CBS-broadcasted television program, filmed at WCAU TV Studios.
"What in the World was the Museum's popular weekly half-hour television program which was first seen in 1951 and which ran for 14 years."
Imitation of a Spanish helmet found in the Philippines
made by the Moros; war like people of the Philippines
brass; Moros copied the structure; used in both battle and ceremonially purposes; from the island of Mindanao (southern Philippines); made in the 19th century; comes from the American Museum in New York
Persia; pottery tile with enamel glaze; depicting the head of a princess; taken from a palace; dated late 16th cent.; Turkish of Chinese crown on princess; from the city of Isfahan in Iran;once the capital of Iran; declined after 1800 when the Afghans attacked; comes from Philadelphia Museum of Art
Marble head; Greek god Dionysus; wears a wreath of grape leaves signifying the god of wine; 2nd cent. A.D.; Roman revile of the Greek; drill holes in leaves to make indentation of the grape leaves; Hellenistic; from Italy;
Brass figurine representing a horse with a rider and a shield; comes from Western Africa of the Ashanti people; dated in time in the late 19th century; the Gold Coast; might have been used as a weight; resembling the Arabic(?); area put great force against European colonization
Glazed pottery cup found in Nipur (now in Iraq); 5th century AD; Parthian style; classic profile;
Wood carving of a man with seal on his back; made by Indians from southern parts of the NW coast North America; late 19th or 20th century; cedar wood; from Alaska(?); hare seal or sea lion;